The Queen has sent a letter of congratulation to Bradley Wiggins after he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
In the message to the London rider, sent yesterday, Her Majesty wrote:
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France.
Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your teammates.
Britain's winner of the Tour de France emerged riding his bike today to say he "never imagined it would be like this".
Fans in the UK celebrate Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British rider to win the Tour de France.
Bradley Wiggins has become the first British man to win the Tour de France. He says he will now begin training for the London Olympics.